8 Habits to Change for a Better Night’s Sleep

habits for better night sleep

According to data from the CDC, more than 30-percent of American adults don’t get enough sleep. To most people, this statistic doesn’t cause much concern. Western culture sees a lack of sleep as a positive cultural aspect. After all, if you’re not getting enough sleep, it’s because you’re getting things done in your life. “I’ll …



To Build A Home Within, Chronicles of Four Farangs in Thailand

The International Volunteer Summer Program of Peace Revolution brought together four people from all over the world – Cambodia, Colombia, Sudan, and Bolivia – to live and work at PIPO House, the headquarters of World Peace Initiative Foundation, for three months. These are the chronicles of four farangs (Thai word to refer to foreigners) in …



Comment développer une mentalité «anti-balle» pendant la crise camerounaise?

Que faites-vous lorsque votre ville natale devient un lieu en proie au chaos constant? La première pensée est de s’enfuir. Mais pour aller où? Nous ne pouvons pas contrôler tout ce qui se passe à l’extérieur, mais la seule chose que nous pouvons contrôler, c’est notre esprit (état d’âme). La façon dont nous réagissons aux …



Why Everyone Needs to Practice Meditation

Based on my own experience as a meditation trainer, people wonder a lot about when and why one needs to maintain meditation practice. Should that also be a misunderstanding of what meditation is all about? Possibly. According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, meditation means, “engage in contemplation or reflection, or to plan or project in …



¿Pueden los animales y árboles mostrar empatía y altruismo?

La empatía es una parte genuína de nuestra propia naturaleza. De hecho, podemos mejorar esta cualidad entrenando nuestro cerebro  a través de la práctica de la meditación enfocada en la atención plena y la bondad amorosa. Pero, ¿somos los humanos los únicos seres capaces de mostrar esos trazos positivos de bondad, compasión y empatía hacia …



Alafia II Fellowship: warm welcome, great impact

Everything that comes to an end marks in some form or another the beginning of a new. Alafia fellowship II has been an amazing, refreshing, and impactful event  gathering 25 participants from 18 countries in Ivory Coast from 12th to 14th of September. In the following lines, I give an account of my experience hoping …